Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11385001 Details

State:South Carolina
Location:York
Location Type:District/Parish
Salutation:To the Honorable the Members of the Senate & House of Representatives of South Carolina
Filing Date:1850-November-18

General Petition Information

Abstract:J. D. Goore seeks compensation for his slave Lewis, who was convicted and hanged for assaulting a white woman, Malinda Pollard, with intent to commit rape. Lewis was tried before a Court of Magistrates and Freeholders on 26 July 1850 and executed 22 August 1850. He was “appraised & valued ... at the sum of two hundred dollars.”
Result:granted; allowed $200
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Sworn Oath, William M. Kerr, York District, 18 November 1850; Certificate, John G. Enloe, York District, 19 November 1850; Sponsor: George Washington Williams, House, York District (1838-1839, 1844-1855, 1862-1863)
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11385001

Slaves:1
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia, South Carolina

  • Records of the General Assembly
  • Document Number 1850 #32
  • Page: frames 667-69
  • Microfilm: Reel #1, frames 667-69

Processing Information

Record Created:10/16/1997
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/5/2008 7:16:00 PM